Narcissistic personality disorder

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What is narcissistic personality disorder?

Narcissistic personality disorder is a mental condition in which people believe in an inflated sense of self and have an extreme preoccupation with themselves.

Common symptoms reported by people with narcissistic personality disorder

Common symptoms
How bad it is
What people are taking for it

Reports may be affected by other conditions and/or medication side effects. We ask about general symptoms (anxious mood, depressed mood, fatigue, pain, and stress) regardless of condition.
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Treatments taken by people with narcissistic personality disorder

Treatment name(s)
Type
How many have tried
Tried for
Treatment name(s)

(Elavil)
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
1
Tried for
pain (1)
Treatment name(s)

(Vyvanse)
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
1
Tried for
fatigue (1)

Data from patients with narcissistic personality disorder, who reported starting treatments within the last 5 years.
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Compare treatments taken by people with narcissistic personality disorder

Treatment name(s)
Perceived effectiveness
Side effects
Total evaluations
Tried for
Treatment name(s)

(Elavil)
Perceived effectiveness
No evaluations
Side effects
No evaluations
Total evaluations
0
Tried for
pain (1)
Treatment name(s)

(Vyvanse)
Perceived effectiveness
for fatigue (1 evaluation)
Side effects
anger decreased appetite 3 more
Total evaluations
1
Tried for
fatigue (1)
  • Major
  • Moderate
  • Slight
  • None
  • Can't tell
  • Severe
  • Moderate
  • Mild
  • None

Data from patients with narcissistic personality disorder, who reported starting treatments within the last 5 years.
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Who has narcissistic personality disorder on PatientsLikeMe?


Age
Age Proportion # of patients
<20 0
20s 2
30s 6
40s 8
50s 0
60s 1
70+ 0
Age at first symptom
Age at first symptom Proportion # of patients
0-19 years 1
20-29 years 2
30-39 years 0
40-49 years 1
50-59 years 0
60-69 years 0
70+ years 0

Distribution of sex

Sex
Sex Proportion # of patients
Male 6
Female 10

Diagnosis status
Diagnosis status Proportion # of patients
Diagnosed 2
Not Diagnosed 6

These charts show data from narcissistic personality disorder patients who have completed their condition history
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